The Church Network (TCN) is an inter-denominational professional association of churches and individuals which exists to connect, develop, and strengthen church leaders in administration. Individuals who have contributed significantly to the profession of church business administration may be chosen for induction into the Church Management Hall of Fame at the annual TCN national conference. The Church Business Administrator Hall of Fame category is awarded to a former or retired church business administrator who has had an illustrious church management career and exhibited outstanding leadership within TCN.

Tom Crow retired in late 2019 following a forty-year ministry in church leadership pastoral roles in four churches: Sandia Baptist Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Gambrell Street Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas; First Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, and; Nashville First Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Crow also served three years in the U.S. Army in the Chaplains Office, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Nashville First Baptist Church Nashville was Tom’s church post as Executive Pastor, 2006–2019. FBC is recognized for having two members of the Church Network‘s Church Management Hall of Fame, Tom Crow (2020) and Bill Temple (2003).

Tom and Jackie are moving to Colorado, where he will continue assisting churches and pastors through Crow Consulting & Coaching, and enjoy being near their children and grandchildren.

To view all this year’s Church Network Award recipients click here.